Park City Ski Vacation Guide

This large and majestic ski resort has long been a blessing to powderhounds the world over. Park City is chic and modern—the ski area is enormous and overflows with activities and entertainment. The resort has grown into something of the paradigmatic resort town. Reminiscent of the magnificent resorts in the European Alps, this once humble Western outpost has never forgotten its modest roots and expertly blends world-class amenities and charming hometown appeal into one truly magnificent resort.

Ski Levels

The ski area spans eight stunning peaks with nine powder-filled bowls, more than 110 trails, and more than a dozen lifts. Tens of thousands of resort visitors each year access 3,300 acres of terrain. All ages and ability levels are more than welcome to enjoy the incredible array of slopes at Park City, 17 percent are suitable for beginners, 52 percent for intermediate levels, and the remaining 31 percent is suited for advanced and expert levels only.

The resort offers a reputable ski and snowboard school, full service medical clinic, great shopping and several excellent full-service rental and repair ski and snowboard shops. In fact, visitors are encouraged to talk with Park City Resort’s Central Reservations customer service representatives who are always happy to help with any and all questions visitors may have about the area. They are also in the know about the multitude of ski and stay packages and other fantastic deals and discounts offered throughout the season.

Après Ski

The area has everything guests desire on a ski vacation, such as an array of wintry activities like star-lit sleigh rides, an alpine coaster, snowtubing, winter fly fishing, ski jumping and dog sledding are just a few of the fun activities available in the area. For lovers of the great indoors, the town is a great getaway. Perhaps most famous for the annual Sundance Film Festival, the city has art centers and museums, theatres and live music, as well as spa and massage services. Check out their online guides on city dining, upcoming local events, coupons, and more. It does a great job at listing some of our favorite places.

The charm present in the area is magnetic, drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, the area is home to Olympic worthy skiing, Hollywood-approved amenities, lodging, and an irresistible old-western charm. This is a beloved resort for millions of skiers and snowboarders from around the world.

Park City Snowboard Vacation Guide

Rider’s Guide

This Olympic-sized ski resort has big runs, bigger air, and bowls that are sure to challenge even the best snowboarders and freestyle skiers. Spanning eight mountains, containing 110+ runs, and nine bowls, Park City Mountain Resort is a boarding and freestyle skiing heaven on earth. The resort also offers excellent lighting for night riding at the Three Kings Terrain Park perfect for insatiable riders in the area. With an average snowfall of nearly 400 inches and more than 3,000 feet of vertical, riders are sure to find their fair share of powder stashes, steep chutes, meandering cruiser runs, and classic backcountry.

Parks and Pipes

The parks and pipe are absolutely epic, just ask the Park City All-Stars, an elite collection of nationally recognized freestyle riders who are often spotted in the area practicing skills and testing out new tricks. Time after time the resort’s terrain parks are voted among the ten best in the entire country. With an expert staff on hand to help build, maintain, and shape the parks throughout the season, The King Crowns Superpark, Three Kings Park, The Ridge, and the massive superpipe are constantly being updated in order to remain state-of-the-art. As mentioned above, the Three Kings Park is open at night so guests can enjoy the many natural and manmade features under a starlit sky.

Out of Bounds

Riders and freestyle skiers who like to mix it up will delight at the sheer number of activities. Ice fishing, the Alpine Coaster, snowtubing, snowcat and heli-skiing, dog sledding, cross country, NASTAR, and ski jumping are just a few of the fun things to do while in the area. The resort’s team at Central Reservations are always happy to help plan any and all aspects of your vacation. They are also in the know regarding the plethora of deals and discounts on the myriad activities.

Hangout & Hookup

This is the place for après ski and exciting, bustling nightlife. They run the gamut from classy wine bars and flashy nightclubs, to mountain-style pubs and western saloons. There’s also a delightful array of live theatre and music venues to enjoy. Whatever your taste or budget, from chic to dive, you’ll find it here.